#3 in the groundbreaking, award-winning Elfhome series. Pittsburgh, PA has been magically transported to a world of elves and magic in order to stave off a monstrous invasion of Earth. Now Tinker must root out and destroy an evil plot.
Elfhome. A world of powerful magic, beautiful elves, man-eating trees, frost-breathing wargs, and god-like dragons.Pittsburgh.A city that has been stranded deep in virgin elfin forest to stave off an invasion by the merciless oni.Its population of sixty thousand humans and a handful of elves are pitted in war that will only end in genocide.Winter is coming.Supplies are running low. All political ties are fraying.Hidden somewhere in Pittsburgh's crumbling neighborhoods, a vanguard of oni are growing in number and attacking from the shadows. Girl genius Tinker was once a human orphan, growing up on the Pittsburgh streets. Now she's an elf princess with all the bells and whistles.She rules over a melting pot of humans, elves, half-oni, and the crow-like tengu.Tinker is determined to make her city a place of freedom.She's going to have to kick butt and take names.Seven elf children are already missing -- and the oni eat their prisoners when they outlive their usefulness.